I have two stents. Lately I get very tired, why is it?

Question: Two years ago I had two stents placed, but lately I get very tired, I am short of breath when climbing a moderate incline or walking, and my head hurts. What could be happening to me? Hugo (Ecuador).

Answer: Although most stents that are currently placed are very safe and keep the artery patent for a long time, it should not be forgotten that coronary heart disease is progressive and can affect other unintervented coronary arteries or even that stents have been could have suffered a process of internal obstruction due to thrombosis.

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